February 29, 2012 - A strong winter storm brought snow to much of the northern Plains and upper Midwest February 28-29, 2012. Although most areas received two to five inches of snow, a few locations in northwestern South Dakota, the northern Black Hills, and  northern Tripp County measured six inches or more. The greatest snowfall report received was 10.5 inches south of Lemmon.

 INCHES  LOCATION			COUNTY
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10.5   11 S LEMMON, SD PERKINS
8.0 7 N IDEAL TRIPP
  7.0   12 SSE HOOVER, SD BUTTE
  7.0   13 NE NEWELL, SD BUTTE
  7.0   3 W IDEAL, SD TRIPP
  6.0   3 S DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH LAWRENCE
  6.0   1 NNW TERRY PEAK, SD LAWRENCE
  6.0   10 NNE QUINN, SD PENNINGTON
  6.0   2 ESE DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH LAWRENCE
  6.0   2 NNW SAINT ONGE, SD LAWRENCE
  6.0   10 WSW SORUM, SD HARDING
  6.0   7 SSW PLAINVIEW, SD MEADE
  6.0   11 WNW RED SCAFFOLD, SD MEADE
  5.6   4 NNW WHITEWOOD, SD LAWRENCE
  5.5   OPAL, SD MEADE
  5.0   2 ESE MISSION, SD TODD
  5.0   6 WSW ALADDIN, WY CROOK
  5.0   BEULAH, WY CROOK
  5.0   1 W O`NEIL PASS, SD LAWRENCE
  5.0   1 SW DOWNTOWN STURGIS MEADE
  5.0   1 WNW NEWELL, BUTTE
  5.0   SSE MIDLAND, SD HAAKON
  5.0   7 NNW ZEONA, SD HARDING
  5.0   4 SSW REVA, SD HARDING
  4.8   6 SSW LEAD, SD LAWRENCE
  4.7   1 N KADOKA, SD JACKSON
  4.5   20 ENE MARTIN, SD BENNETT
  4.2   DOWNTOWN SPEARFISH LAWRENCE
  4.0   1 ESE WINNER, SD TRIPP
  4.0   3 W WHITE RIVER, SD MELLETTE
  4.0   16 S KIRLEY, SD HAAKON
  4.0   7 SSW CREIGHTON, SD PENNINGTON
  4.0   7 SE PHILIP, SD JACKSON
  4.0   4 NW BEAR BUTTE STATE PARK MEADE
  4.0   3 E DOWNTOWN STURGIS MEADE
  4.0   3 ESE NISLAND, SD BUTTE
  4.0   REVA, SD HARDING
  4.0   8 NW ZEONA, SD HARDING
  4.0   7 SE MUD BUTTE, SD MEADE
  4.0   23 WSW FAITH, SD MEADE
  4.0   34 WNW HULETT, WY CAMPBELL
  4.0   HOOVER, SD BUTTE
  4.0   9 SSE DOWNTOWN GILLETTE CAMPBELL
  3.5   1 W EDGEMONT, SD FALL RIVER
  3.5   1 NW PIEDMONT, SD MEADE
  3.5   3 ENE NEWELL, SD BUTTE
  3.0   6 W BEULAH, WY CROOK
  3.0   1 E BUCKHORN, WY WESTON
  3.0   9 SSE CREIGHTON, SD PENNINGTON
  3.0   9 NNW CREIGHTON, SD PENNINGTON
  3.0   1 N BLACK HAWK, SD MEADE
  3.0   2 E DOWNTOWN STURGIS MEADE
  3.0   2 NE KADOKA, SD JACKSON
  3.0   7 N BELVIDERE, SD JACKSON
  3.0   8 SE HOOVER, SD BUTTE
  3.0   UNION CENTER, SD MEADE
  3.0   4 ESE FAITH, SD ZIEBACH
  3.0   3 SE DEERFIELD, SD PENNINGTON
  2.5   3 SSE HARDING, SD HARDING
  2.5   3 E ELM SPRINGS, SD MEADE
  2.5   2 ENE EDGEMONT, SD FALL RIVER
  2.2   DOWNTOWN RAPID CITY PENNINGTON
  2.0   1 NNW NEMO, SD LAWRENCE
  2.0   TILFORD, SD MEADE
  2.0   1 ESE PIEDMONT, SD MEADE
  2.0   11 NE REDIG, SD HARDING
  2.0   3 N BOX ELDER, SD MEADE
  2.0   ENNING, SD MEADE
  2.0   14 NNW DOWNTOWN GILLETTE CAMPBELL
  1.5   3 WNW DOWNTOWN RAPID CITY PENNINGTON

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